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How accurate are the costumes in period TV drama?

Thursday, 20 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

Fashion historian Dr Lydia Edwards discusses the accuracy of costumes in TV period dramas including Outlander and The Crown. The article was originally published on The Conversation.

ECU media newsletter - 20 April 2017

Thursday, 20 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

This edition of the fortnightly media newsletter includes experts on the Western Force, Safe Schools, Perth’s growing population and tourism in North Korea.

What is 'success' in drug rehab? Programs need more than just anecdotes to prove they work

Thursday, 13 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

There is little evidence that boot-camp style drug rehabilitation programs work, writes Dr Stephen Bright.

Australia’s most satisfied students

Thursday, 13 April 2017

ECU has just received the top student satisfaction rating of all public universities in Australia.

‘Record seizure’ headlines mark another false step in misguided war on drugs

Thursday, 06 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

Claims about the value of drug seizures should be taken with a grain of salt according to Dr Stephen Bright.

Put your foot down on diabetes

Thursday, 06 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

Walking down stairs can help prevent diabetes new research has found.

One of the world's best young universities

Thursday, 06 April 2017

ECU has been ranked one of the world's top young universities under 50 years old in a 2017 global survey.

ECU media newsletter - 6 April 2017

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

This edition of ECU's fortnightly media newsletter includes experts on WA prisons, eccentric exercise and the elusive night parrot.

Artworks tell the story of WA's dark and hidden past

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

A new exhibition at ECU explores the emotionally fraught subject of what is known about mothers who killed their children in colonial Western Australia.

Still here: Night Parrot rediscovery in WA raises questions for mining

Monday, 03 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 03

The first ever photograph taken of a Night Parrot in WA will hopefully lead to an increased interest in protecting the enigmatic species writes Dr Robert Davis.

Turning Hazelwood's empty coal mine into a lake could help heal mining towns

Monday, 03 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 03

 Turning the old Hazelwood coal mine into a recreational lake will be a challenge, but it could provide an economic boost for the area.

2017 U-Multirank

Friday, 31 March 2017

ECU has received the second highest number of ‘A’ scores among the 29 Australian universities surveyed in these latest global rankings.

Foodie network for healthy eating

Friday, 17 March 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 03

ECU and Uniting Care West have teamed up to create a Foodie Network that will promote healthy eating.

ECU media newsletter - 9 March 2017

Thursday, 09 March 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 03

This edition of the fortnightly media newsletter includes experts on the quality of food served in childcare centres and how Chinese tourists could help revive WA’s economy following the mining boom.

WA’s top female politicians talk female firsts

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 02

Just three days out from the State Election three of WA’s most successful politicians will discuss WA female firsts as part of ECU’s International Women's Day celebrations.

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